read in sh scripts (b18)

Tony Pires t_pires@fox.nstn.ca
Wed Sep 16 21:23:00 GMT 1998


Try this:

#! /bin/sh
echo -e "enter yes/no: \c"; read answer; echo $answer
echo -e "enter yes/no: \c"; read answer; echo $answer

I don't know why it works!


At 06:00 PM 9/15/98 +0200, you wrote:
>
>While testing some shell scripts under b18 I find that
>
>echo -n 'enter yes/no:'
>read answer
>echo $answer
>echo -n 'enter yes/no:'
>read answer
>echo $answer
>
>skips the second read.
>
>It look too much like a FAQ to me like tty mode, buffering or 
>a cr/lf issue that I can't believe it's a bug.
>
>
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